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Color Changing Celery Experiment

There’s just something wondrous about learning why things happen and understanding why they don’t. One of our favorite experiments, no matter how many times we do it, is the Color Changing Celery Experiment. We first did this experiment as part of an online class I used to teach called, Science Sleuths: Exploring the Garden, and it’s …

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Easy Science Experiment: Pencil Through a Bag

Science is best learned (and more fun) when done through easy, exciting science experiments. Read on to learn how to do this easy science experiment that involves putting a pencil through a plastic bag full of water! The Pencil Through a Bag experiment is super easy and quick to do. In a homeschool setting or …

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STEM Experiments: Dissolving Marshmallows

We love at-home STEM experiments and this dissolving marshmallows one is perfect for rainy days! Why Do STEM Experiments? STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) experiments are great learning experiences for kids because they ask them to create hypotheses about the world around them and then test those out. While some STEM experiments are complicated and …

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5 Thanksgiving STEM Experiments for Kids

It is almost time to baste our turkeys and dig into some serious pumpkin pie. I am like a kid in the candy store on Thanksgiving, because it is the one holiday that hasn’t been hijacked. Halloween is all about the candy, and Christmas is all about the presents, but Thanksgiving? Thanksgiving is all about the food …

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STEM for Kids: 10 Hands-On Science Experiments

If we had to pick just one subject to do all year long that would both keep the kids engaged and help them learn about a ton of things, we’d pick science. Specifically, we’d focus on hands-on science experiments for kids that range from the super messy to the super detailed. Why? Well, science is …

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Homeschool Science: 5 Fun Science Experiments

No matter what they’re doing, the moment you start doing an experiment, all eyes are on you. That’s why simple science experiments should be the norm rather than the exception in your curriculum. I know, I know…science experiments are messy, they take time, they’re a hassle, they get all over. Well, stop right there, because …

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Homeschool Science: 7 Backyard Science Activities

We live in a busy town and our yard isn’t all that big, but what it lacks in space it makes up for in amazing science opportunities. I bet yours does too – even if you just have a small patio or apartment balcony. Don’t believe me? Well, here are seven backyard science activities to …

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Homeschool STEM: How to Make Snow Science Experiment

So, it only seemed natural that our science experiment of the week was to make snow. I searched for just the right experiment to showcase during the class, but couldn’t find one that was both appropriate to show 4-8 year olds and gave accurate measurements. So, we made our own! How to Make Snow Science …

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Why is the Sky Blue Science Experiment

In this Why is the Sky Blue science experiment, little learners can see for themselves how the blue wavelength is scattered faster than the red light from the sun. The simple experiment needs only a few things, but it can be a fascinating launch pad for discussions about the sky, the sun, the solar system, …

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